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Abscope Environmental | Project Profile | Train Derailment


Rail Train Derailment


  • Expeditious response to a hazardous train derailment
  • Timely cleanup of an emergency spill
  • Trucking and disposal of hazardous material
  • Construction of retention basins
  • Immediate mobilization of 7 pieces of heavy equipment (bulldozers, excavators and loaders), 15 dump trucks, 25 sets of light packs, and a ground crew of ten operators / technicians
  • Construction of an access road from a public street to the site of the derailment
  • Construction of a 2 acre staging pad for the excavated contaminated soils and chard rail cars
  • Excavation of contaminated soils and temporary retention basins
  • Vacuum Truck services
  • Delivery of 500 tons of fly ash
  • 24 hour—6 day coverage onsite until the railway was successfully reopened
  • Once reopened, remediation efforts continued in close proximity to operating rail system


  • Liquid propane
  • VOCs
  • Caustics


  • 1 hour notice of project commencement
  • Emergency response logistics
  • Highly unknown conditions

Location: Oneida, NY 
Owner: Rail Road Company 
Engineer: AMEC

Project Total: $650,000